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the fiscal cliff. we have two guest hosts, george p. bush, son of former florida governor jeb bush, founding partner of st. augustine partners and jared bernstein, former chief economist to vice president biden, also a cnbc contributor and welcome to both of you. great to have you both here today. >> thank you. >> good to be here. >> we've been talking seriously about trying to tackle the fiscal cliff, it's a looming problem. you've seen the market's activity over the last week or so, and first of all i have to ask each of you, do you think we'll go over the fiscal cliff? george we haven't gotten to talk to you for a while. >> i have a bullish sentiment, i look at the rhetoric from speaker boehner late last week and the president's remarks indicate there's wiggle room in terms of a trade that can be made between meaningful entitlement reform and revenue generation. the crux of the issue will lie in terms of where the revenue will be generated, whether it will be in tax increases but this is the first part of the negotiati negotiation, as in any business deal there is posturing but i feel a d
about andrew in florida, please? andrew. >> caller: professor cramer, got a ba-ba-ba-boo-yah from south florida. i'm talking about michael kors, ticker kors. yesterday in my opinion they delivered stellar earnings. the company absolutely crushed expectations and dropped my jaw. and i'm asking you, do you think that kors will continue to advance and be one of the few luxury brands to be invested heading into the holiday season? >> all right. this is, again -- i know this is heretical to those of us who do a lot of work -- i'm sitting there last night. okay? i got no teams to root. i've got nothing on whatsoever. and here i am. so i said i'm going to go read the kors conference call. every page is better than the past. every page looks great. it's like a really great episode of some tv show you like. but you know what? it sells at a gazillion times earnings and everyone's got a profit in it. so people are taking profits. you have to wait until next year. unless we resolve the cliff beforehand. it's the "mad money" upside surprise party, and you're the ones who are getting all the gifts. i
, the density of the area affected never happened before. when the storms hit florida, frankly they do hit areas and they hit them hard. so many people that live in the area, you have not had this. so it's really hard to know, carl, the 439 plus 78,000, doesn't seem like that much. i have seen estimates that claims could go up as high as 500,000 or higher. so that's something to look out for. how much drop you would expect and why we see it in philly and not in empire state, which arguably should have been more impacted than philly fed, of course you are, philly is down in that southern new jersey area that was hit by a lot of rain, that's possible. i honestly have to answer your question, carl, by saying i did not know what to expect, except that beyond noisy, i expected it to be negative. >> also double dose of big box retail earnings this morning, walmart and target both beating estimates on the top line, but walmart did -- patrick mckeeve, that neutral looks awfully pressure right now. what is your response to how they did? >> the sales were disappointing, they comped up 1.5%, walmart u.s. a
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